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An interview with Pell Ensemble

Waltham Forest welcomes first rainbow bus shelter for Pride

They're back, and better than ever

On 6 September, London’s much-loved bent London triflemakers Duckie will present Duckie Loves Fanny, a one night only grand show for 1,000 audience members as part of Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019.

The next Make It Work grant will be completed by Leytonstone's X7eaven dance studios and they’re throwing a huge party on July 6 to celebrate. 

Headliners announced for Walthamstow Garden Party

Phsychogeographer-In-Residence, John Rogers, who leads walks around Waltham Forest, tells us more about psychogeography, what fascinates him about his surroundings and what to expect.

Six things to do this weekend in Waltham Forest.

Ways of Seeing walking tours announced

As part of the Fellowship Funding, five local venues have been awarded grants of up to £10,000 to develop their space for culture either through accessibility, modifications or new facilities.

What to see at E17 Art Trail this weekend

June is art month at Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture

Artemisia opening times extended

At the beginning of May, you could find Chris on Chingford Plain, as one of many stand-out Legends to help in the run up Chingford May Day Fayre. 

From 19 July, the National Park City Festival launches with 10 days of free fun events in celebration of London’s green spaces, wildlife habitats, green rooftops and waterways.

Self Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria (about 1615–17) by the celebrated artist of the Italian Baroque, Artemisia Gentileschi, will be on display at Wood Street Library in Walthamstow from Saturday 1 June to Sunday 16 June. 

The site is known for staging some of the biggest names in the industry, including The Beatles, Duke Ellington, Rolling Stones, The Who, James Brown, The Ronettes, Johnny Cash, and Roy Orbison. For one day only (21 May), it will open its doors once again for a series of behind-the-scenes public tours.

£250,000 Schools Capital Arts Funding awarded

Successful projects for Fellowship Funding round 2 announced.

Tickets go on sale today for a new season of tours designed to help people experience the borough in unique and extraordinary ways: Waltham Forest Tours.

Walthamstow Garden Party has announced more than 70 local groups, organisations and businesses who present music, theatre, dance, circus, spoken word and crafts at this year's event.

The Agency, a programme to help young entrepreneurs realise their ideas and grow their skills, has launched as part of Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture, and is looking for young people to take part.

This Saturday, Waltham Forest's Hornbeam Centre will be offering attendees at Chingford May Day Fayre the chance to try some delicious free food at the feasting tent.

The work of 8,500 Walthamstow artists and residents will be exhibited around the local area from 1-16 June as part of the 15th E17 Art Trail.

A host of short films shot by Waltham Forest residents will be screened this weekend (3-5 May) as part of Listen Local’s first project for Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture, See the Real.

The Cultural Leadership Programme has pledged to enable 100 16-25 year old Waltham Forest residents to become the next generation of cultural leaders.

Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 and the Government Art Collection present Ways of Seeing...

Art Night has announced more than 40 projects that will run as part of the epic overnight festival on 22 June.

This weekend, more than 300 people attended two performances of the exceptional EastSide Story, a new performance piece devised by more than 20 young people from across Waltham Forest.

After a hugely successful run of sold-out events, Atomic 50 closed its doors...for now!